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a fatal crash. what the head of the planning effort,. o.j. simpson is trying to get out of jail. what he was convicted of armed robbery in las vegas. >>> good evening, a shocking development in the murder of an 8-year-old calaveras county girl. after a two week search, police arrest add suspect in the her death. it was somebody no one wanted her to be. the accused is a member of the girl's own family. >> intense investigation in the murder of 8-year-old leila fowler culminated. the person they say murdered the girl is her 12-year-old. >>saturday, 8-year-old leila fowler was stabbed to death. police in highway patrol and other agency officers searched for the killer while residents in the foothill community of valley springs locked their doors in fear. >> citizens of calaveras county could sleep better tonight. >> the killer was right there in the house all the while. >> 5:00 10:00 p.m., detectives arrested leila's 12-year-old brother at the valley spring station and charged with homicide. >> chief gary coons wouldn't elaborate. and if investigators have the right suspect, it's doubly dev
. >> we learned today that andrew bart simpson was on the trampoline area. we do not yet know if he was tethered to the boat or if he was unable too reach an oxygen canister. we have live team coverage tonight. john fowler has been examining the risky maneuver. grieving the loss of a world class competitor tonight. >> >> reporter: this afternoon simpson's best friend described him as one of the best friends he's known. sailors are gathering for the friday night races. we talked to some who said simpson had virtually no' go and kept his gold medals and america's cup status in perspective. he was nicknamed bart for a reason. he had a sense of humor and a huge heart. >> andrew was a very good friend. it's hard to believe he's gone. >> reporter: it's a sentiment shared by almost everyone who knew him. >> he was a really good person to be around. >> reporter: matt competed in the same regatta as simpson. >> he managed to balance being at the highest end of our sport and competing at the highest level. at the same time managed to spend time at home. >> everyone here this morning has been
'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. something went wrong for andrew simpson's racing team on the bay. the british sailor was trapped under water when the boat flipped. this is not the first time that the swedish team had problems is it. >> reporter: that's right. the yacht itself has been suspended from sailing at least twice since october for various reasons. the sailboat has actually been towed now to treasure island. investigators try to figure out whether the boat was faulty or the sailors made a deadly mistake. >> olympic medal winning sailor andrew bart simpson was trapped beneath his racing teams boat. by the time they reached simpson it was too late. >> it was a tragic day. someone that's very well known. and well regarded as an expert racer. >> simpson, a strategist on the swedish america's cup team was a decorated olympian. he won a gold medal in the 2008 olympics and a silver in 2012. he was also a husband and a father. >> we had a tragic day today on the bay. and our thoughts and prayers are with bart simpsons, andrew simpson's family and wife and kids and the rest of the
andrew simpson, the sailor who died. cheryl? >> well, as you can see, the artimis catermaran is here on treasure island. >> he was one of those perpetually happy people. he had a little box inside him that just gave him a very sunny outlook on life. >> team jeffrey works for team oracle. but he says he's known andrew simpson for the past 15 years. >> his role was strategist. but in this current america's cup where the boats are big and the crews are small, they've got 11 guys on these boats now. >> his real worth and value was his ability to spot the breeze. read the breeze. >> reporter: one of his teammates came to the alamed peer. >> he was one of the finest guys i ever met. really nice and caring guy. wife and two kids. it's not much more to say. >> simpson is well known around the world. he won a gold medal in the 2008 beijing olympics as a crew member. he took silver last year in the london games. >> andrew simpson "bart" as he was known as, absolutely key part for the last 15 years or so. and britain has been the most successful olympic nation for the last five games. >> this w
stock exchange. thanks. >>> o.j. simpson has spent the past four years behind bars. now he hopes to persuade a judge to grant him another trial. we'll tell you if that's possibly next. mine was earned in djibouti, africa. 2004. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ [ male announcer ] the parking lot helps by letting us know who's coming. the carts keep everyone on the right track. the power tools introduce themselves. all the bits and bulbs keep themselves stocked. and the doors even handle the checkout so we can work on that thing that's stuck in the thing. [ female announcer ] today, cisco is connecting the internet o
vegas courtroom, that's because o.j. simpson has made an appearance back in court. want to take you live to that courtroom right now. the reason that simpson is there is he is asking for a brand new trial. he's challenging that 2008 conviction that he got for robbery, assault and kidnapping in vegas. and his grounds, the advice from his attorney he says was bad. you might remember it was his murder trial back in 1995 that kept millions of people riveted to their television screens. and then after more than a decade of golfing and hanging out in vegas and basically flaunting his refusal to acknowledge the judge in the civil trial from the goldman family, he then ends up on surveillance tape at a vegas hotel. this was the beginning of the end. he was back there to take what he says was his own memorabilia back. but that effort landed him in court again, which ended in a 33-year prison sentence. and the two trials were so different. one of them, an acquittal, and the other a conviction and a brand new set of clothing for o.j. simpson, one he would wear for the next four and a half years. a
members, andrew simpson, 36 years old, was killed. rescuers say he was trapped under the boat for 10 minutes. today flowers lay in front of artemis headquarters in alameda. some sailing fans are wondering if the 72 foot catamarans are too big. they are searching for a cause. the team released this statement saying, quote, andrew's presence and personality was a binding force and he will be missed. right now the primary focus on artemis racing is on the well-being of our team members and their families and the america's cup competition will remain second to that." again, back live looking at pier 27 in san francisco where artemis and america's cup officials will get under way any minute now. again, when that does happen, we will bring it to you live. those who knew andrew simpson say he was a great sailor and a great person. simpson was a british sailor, one of the best into the entire world. he won a gold metal at the beijing olympics in 2008 and a silver metal last year in london of friends and fellow sailors say he was the heart and soul of the team. >> the finest guy i ever met, r
: the catamaran capsized near treasure island. 10 crew members pulled to safety but simpson remained under water. >> person apparently submerged for approximately ten minutes. eventually rescued by crew members. >>reporter: fire chief's wife says san francisco police department boat responded fears and spent 20 minutes performing cpr on simpson before pronounc pronounces him dead on shore at saint franchise yacht club. comes less than two months before the start of the america cup. event many lacking forward to. >> we watched the boats come by and practice all the tile. we always comment we watch the boats and it was just surprised commenting on it and watching them practice for the race. sad to hear that somebody died. >> in the days to come we will learn more about exactly what went wrong. publisher of sailing magazine latitude 38 said several things could have happened. >> possible mechanical failure. there could be some kinds of crew just mishap in the about usage of the boat and also of course wind wave conditions. >>reporter: he says sailor can easily get tangled in rigging become tra
. >>> investigators have arrested the 12-year-old brother of a girl locked away. >>> if o.j. simpson gets his way been he'll be back in court. we'll explain in a few minutes. >>> martin savidge is exclusive interview with the broefrs kidnapping suspect ariel castro. martin joins me live from cleveland now. this is the first time pedro and onil castro have spoken publicly. >> reporter: they have a remarkable story to tell, it goes all the way from the very first moments of being arrested to talking about what they knew, what went on inside the home. but the very first thing they wanted to talk about was how relieved, how thankful, how grateful they were that those women were now free and back with their families. then they wanted the world to know that they had nothing to do with what their brother did. listen. do you worry now that people will always suspect that you actually did have a role? >> absolutely. >> yes. >> and the people out there that know me, they know that onil castro is not that person, has nothing to do with that. would never even think of something like that. i was a very liked perso
in july. >> reporter: artist emotionally about a death of sailor andrew bart simpson. >> andrew was a very good friend, it is hard to believe he's gone. >> police -- center on what caused the high-tech sailboat to tip over and break apart in the bay yesterday afternoon. simpson had been positioned on the trampoline area, he was trapped under water unseen for 10 minutes. >> it appears he was trapped under some of the solid sections of the yard. >> this happens just north of treasure island, it is one of the windier area of the bay. >> it is the area that we took the -f because we-- >> the investigation will also look at the design of 70 foot catamaran. >> in any sports this is incidents when people push themselves in the apparatus to the limits and in this case it ends with a fatality and we need to find out why. >> reporter: city officials told us they defer to investigators about any possible change to the festival. in in san francisco david stevenson. ktvu channel 2 news. >> friends call andrew bart agent l giant with a huge a gentle giant with a huge heart. simpson won an ol
soon. >>> nevada inmate 1027820 is due in court today in las vegas. you know him as o.j. simpson. he'll ask the judge to throw out his 2008 conviction for sports memorabilia heist at gunpoint and order a new trial. simpson claims his former attorney botched his case. he's currently serving a 9 to 33-year prison sentence. experts say this is a legal equivalent of a hail mary pass. >> i cannot remember a time when there was not drama surrounding o.j. simpson. this will go on forever. >> coming up, new outrage as details emerge about how the irs specifically targeted tea party groups. the latest in this developing story coming up next. oh, he's a fighter alright. since aflac is helping with his expenses while he can't work, he can focus on his recovery. he doesn't have to worry so much about his mortgage, groceries, or even gas bills. kick! kick... feel it! feel it! feel it! nice work! ♪ you got it! you got it! yes! aflac's gonna help take care of his expenses. and us...we're gonna get him back in fighting shape. ♪ [ male announcer ] see what's happening behind the scenes at duckthe
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today. cup organizers spoke about death of sailor andrew "bart" simpson. >> andrew was a good friend. it's hard to believe he's gone. >> reporter: police say an america's cup investigation into the death of the two-time olympic medalist center on who caused this high-tech sailboat to tip over and break apart in the bay yesterday afternoon. simpson had been positioned on the trampoline area. he was trapped underwater, unseen for at least 10 minutes. it's unclear if weather he had been tethered to the boat or unable to access an oxygen canister. it is one of the windier areas of the bay, though organizers say water conditions at the time were flat. >> the area they were in is the area that we took the youth teams to go and train in february because we deemed it to be a safe area. >> reporter: the investigation will also look at the design of the 72-foot catamaran. one of two owned by the swedish artemis team. race organizers say speculation about flaws, substituting smaller boats or canceling the competition are premature. >> in any sport there are incidents when people push themselves and
's marine unit vessel was the first to respond, giving simpson cpr right away. now you police are taking over the investigation into what caused the artemus to capsize. >> i'm not a sailor. i know i wouldn't consider these extreme conditions. it's fairly windy out here today. i think any time there's a sport of any kind, there's risks involved. certainly an incident like today underscores the importance of having, you know, as much as possible adequate first responders on the bay, particularly during the season of america's cup. >> now, there was one person who suffered minor cuts, the other ten, according to the chief, were fine. san francisco police department spokesman saying the boat has been taken to treasure island. the coast guard holding it for now. the sfpd's major accident investigation team will be handling this investigation, doing things like talking to witnesses and trying to reconstruct the accident as best as it can. this is the same team that investigated that horrible crash during a boat race near the fair lawn islands last april that killed five sailors. as you heard t
. a british sailor identified as 36-year-old andrew simpson, from britain. a silver medal winner in london leaving behind a wife and a young son. on the web site the team saying quote, it's with immense sadness that artemis racing confirms the tragic death of andrew bart simpson. we want to show you where it is right now. we did tow it. the boat overturned in choppy conditions. the crew based in alameda that is where mark matthews is there tonight. mark? >> the team is now arriving back here at the compound. these were team members out trying to rescue the crew on board that stricken yacht and to recover the yacht. the 72 foot yacht cap sized while practicing. the boats are very stable until they are not and these america's cup yachts are overpouered, their sail is 130 feet high and it's solid wing this afternoon, 13 crew were on board. andrew simpson, nicknamed bart for obvious reasons. the remaining 11 all uninjured about 45 minutes ago the ceo gave a very brief statement to reporters here at the compound. >> we had a tragic day on the bay and our thoughts and prayers are with bart simps
afternoon. is sent the 12 man crew in the water. most of the crew was rescued except for andrew simpson who was trapped under the boat for 10 minutes. they performed cpr and brought him to shore to try to save his life but they were unable to do so. they stated that the conditions were windy but they were not extreme. the san francisco police department will not take over the investigation as to what caused the boat to capsize. the america's cup officials will hold a press conference and to take questions about safety and to see if anything else can be done to prevent this from happening again. >> kron4 will tran is live from alameda artemis' headquarters, with more on olympic sailors death. >> and they are mourning not just here but all over the world. here is a pitcher of antril simpson. he recently moved his family to san francisco so that he could be a part of the america's cup. he stated that the mole was hectic but it would be fun. the whole racing community as far as his teammates here but in england and new zealand are talking about this. he is well known. back in 2008 he won a gold
a taco shall. eventually trapping and killing 36-year-old olympic medalist andrew simpson. these boats have been redesigned for this summer's competition near san francisco. and perhaps that's the problem. nbc bay area's jean ellie joins us live. >> reporter: the ceo of artemis racing wrote on his website they are overpowered and fragile. investigators will figure out if something went wrong when they get the rest of big red out of the water here off treasure island. they'll be looking to see if the boat snapped. a crane hoists pieces of big red out of the water on treasure island. with members of america's cup team "artemic" watching in disbelief and san francisco police officers monitoring key evidence. a day after the 72-foot catamaran capsized killing olympian andrew simpson, america's cup organizers say it was a horrible accident. >> the boat nosedived and all that we know from that point in that maneuver is that the boat ended up upside down, capsized, broken in to many pieces. >> reporter: in the sailing world, another theory is surfacing. many believe big red broke and then cap
've seen when the yachts flip that crew members are often pitched into the water, 36-year-old simpson was thrown into the bay and pro fr what we're hearing trapped under part of the boat for as much as 10 minutes. doctors were unable to revive him after he was freed. the team is devastated by what happened. 11 members of the crew brought back here to alameda. we have pictures of that. 13 people on the boat, andrew simpson died. one team member was injured but only with minor injuries and 11 brought back here, then something that speaks to the camaraderie of competitors. italian team pulled up with their tinder, and took them back out on the bay. we've got video of the yacht sailing from the artemis web site. the team has been the subject of a lot of speculation over decision not to go with failing bagger board that's lift out of the water. the new zealand team, italian team, oracle team have gone with these foiling dagger boards but paul cayard said in his decision is that he believed the yacht would be more stable in the water in a recent e mail told reporters doesn't matter how fast
not -- ruteen 20 not -- routine 20 not wins. british double gold medalist andrew simpson drowned, trapped in rigging under the boat. >> he was submerged for 10 minutes. rescued. no pulse or breathing. >> possibly trapped. unable to get out, under the vessel. >> cpr was unsuccessful. another sailor suffered cuts. the other rescued unhurt. the catamaran is damaged and the team's future now uncertain. police will use the same team that investigated last year's fatal yacht crash. after that the coast guard tightened its regulations on racing. health and science editor john fowler ktvu channel 2 news. >> the america's cup teams had a hard time sailing in san francisco bay. oracle capsized in june 2011 on a windy day on the bay. the catamaran flipped over but the crew righted the vessel. >> last october a catamaran flipped again. the boat drifted to the bay. crews tried to tow it back to san francisco but a strong current pushed it under the golden gate bridge. 11 crew members were on board. no one was hurt. this is the second time that a sailor training for the america's cup has died. in 1999
for the america's cup race. andrew simpson part of the swedish racing team could not be saved. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard, cornell? >> the news conference will begin any moment at pier 27 which is now home to the america's cup event. we help to learn more what happened on board the racing catamaran, an accident which took the life of a star sailor. 36-year-old andrew simpson is a true superstar in the sailing world, from great britain, a two-time olympic medalist. he and his crew of ten were doing practice runs on the swedish rating catamaran artemis and something went wrong. it capsized and simpson was trapped under the water for 10 minutes. efforts to revise him were unsuccessful. the crew was pulled to safety. team is devastated. in a statement the group says "our thoughts are with andrew's family who suffered a tragic loss." artemis will conduct a thorough review of the accident. this is a picture of the room where we will hear from america's cup c.e.o. and captain from the united states coast guard investigating the incident. it is no mystery, these racing catamarans are high perform
up upside-down broken in half. at that point, simpson was out of sight. >> i think what happened yesterday was not on the radar for any of us. artemis and oracle were, uhm, out there training in what they have been doing for months. [ voice breaking ] >> and -- and looking, frankly, quite good. the difficulty is, it was to be artemis' last day. >> reporter: the team artemis 72-foot catamaran capsized during a practice run yesterday afternoon throwing all 12 crewmembers into the waters of the san francisco bay. everyone but british sailor andrew "bart" simpson made it out alive. simpson was trapped under the boat for about 10 minutes and rescuers couldn't revive the 36- year-old. >> it's a shocking experience to go through and we have a lot to deal with in the next few days in terms of assuring everybody's well-being. >> reporter: san francisco mayor ed lee spoke on kpix 5 this morning about the importance of this investigation when it comes to the upcoming america's cup event. >> i have faith the organizers know how to race, obviously safety is everybody's concern, and i want to
. >>> ahead on "starting point" o.j. simpson wants a new trial claiming bad legal advice put him behind bars. could he get his way? a live report on that next. >> and then this is not what you expect to see when you open irfront door especially on mother's day. one family discovers an eight-foot alligator outside their house. the whole story and how they survived. right after the break. mine was earned in djibouti, africa. 2004. vietnam in 1972. [ all ] fort benning, georgia in 1999. [ male announcer ] usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection and because usaa's commitment to serve military members, veterans, and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. [ female announcer ] stress sweat is different than ordinary sweat. it smells worse. get 4x the protection against stress sweat. introducing new secret clinical strength stress response scent. get 4x the protection against stress sweat. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the eco
somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. the catamaran that belonged to andrew simpson flipped. simpson was tramped for eight minutes or so. he had won two olympic medals gold and a silver. the team was in the bay when the boat capsized. jana katsuyama tells us how this might impact the races now just two months away. but we begin with deborah villalon on treasure island. deborah. >> reporter: julie, we're looking at it right now. the red flat form upside down on a dry dock out there. the sad right lane in -- the sad remnant of a sad day. flowers only hinting at the deep loss they suffered at the white caps today. >> what were the conditions out there? >> normal san francisco condition. always tough here. >> reporter: conditions familiar to 36-year-old andrew simpson. >> we haven't been at the top three of any event this year. >> reporter: simpson sailings had won olympic gold for england. he moved his family to the bay area moving the strategist to the contender. the others surfaced, simple simpsons was submerged between eight to 10 minutes. >> the rest were trapped. possibly not abl
racing confirms the tragic death of andrew bart simpson. we want to show you where it is right now. we did tow it. the boat overturned in choppy conditions. the crew based in alameda that is where mark matthews is there tonight. mark? >> the team is now arriving back here at the compound. these were team members out trying to rescue the crew on board that stricken yacht and to recover the yacht. the 72 foot yacht cap sized while practicing. the boats are very stable until they are not and these america's cup yachts are overpouered, their sail is 130 feet high and it's solid wing this afternoon, 13 crew were on board. andrew simpson, nicknamed bart for obvious reasons. the remaining 11 all uninjured about 45 minutes ago the ceo gave a very brief statement to reporters here at the compound. >> we had a tragic day on the bay and our thoughts and prayers are with bart simpson's andrew simpson's family, wife, and kids. and also with my teammates. shocking experience to go through. and we have a lot to deal within the next few days in terms of assuring everybody's well being. >> reports
andrew bart simpson. the british sailor was trapped under the water when the catamaran flipped around 1:00 yesterday afternoon. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is on treasure island where the boat was towed for an investigation into the deadly accident. >> reporter: it is still difficult to see that boat. but now that the light is coming up, you can see the bottom of that red figure there behind those rocks. that is where this boat for team artemis has been sitting since it was towed here last night. investigators trying to figure out whether it was faulty or if the sailors might have made a mistake causing that 72-foot catamaran to capsize yesterday afternoon throwing 12 people into the water. rescuers pulled everyone out. but british sailor andrew "bart" simpson was trapped under the boat. by the time they got to him it was too late. he was a decorated olympian winning gold and silver over the past five years. he was the strategist on the swedish america's cup team. he was 36 and had a wife and children. >> we had a tragic day today on the bay and our thoughts and prayers are with bart s
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simpson was a 2 time olympic gold medal winner. he died in the boating accident. teh 36 old had just moved to san francisco. simpon was a british gold mecal winner. > > we had a tragic day today losing andrew simpson. flags are at half-staff. 72 foot yatch capiesed in the bay between treasure is land and boy island. first responders tried to savie andrew simpson. hey, look!k! a a shooting s st! mamake a wish!h! i wish w we could lie e here forevever. i wish thihis test dririve w ov, so we e could headad back to thehe dealershihip. [ [ male annououncer ] it's p practicallyly yours. testst dri! bubut we stillll need your s signature.. vovolkswagen s sign then d dri. and d it's neverer been easisir to get a j jetta. that's t the power of german n engineerining. get $0 dowown, $0 due at t signing, $ $0 des, anand $0 firstst month's p pe visit vwdedealer.com t today living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a
yesterday on the bay for america's cup when tragedy struck. the 36-year-old crew member andrew simpson was killed when the boat capsized at 1:00 o'clock p.m. yesterday. sky 7 was overhead. ten crew members were rescued by simpson was not. he was underwater for at least ten minutes. paramedic spent 20 minutes trying to revise him but it was too late. >> the boat capsized. he was trapped. attempts to recess state him failed. >> we always watch this boat and the others and it was a surprise, we commended on watching them practice. it is sad to hear that someone died. >> the tragedy is less than two months before the start of the america's cup event. the bay area is looking forward to this event. investigators will be combing over the boat. they do not know what caused the boat to capsize but it is possible mr. simpson became tangled in the rigging underwater. the investigation continues. >> cornell, thank you. the crew and the racing community are taking the accident hard. six of the crew members arrived at team headquarters in alameda at tragedy carrying the sail from the cat main. this
of turkish origin. >> leading lights in the world of sailing have been paying tribute to enter simpson, who was killed on thursday when his catamaran capsized in san francisco bay. >> he was training for the america's cup boat race. >> shock and grief among family members and fellow sailors. help came too late for anderson said. rescuers pulled the 36-year old from the water, but attempts to revive him failed. >> we obviously had a tragic day to day on the day. our thoughts and prayers are with andrew simpson's family, his wife and kids. >> simpson was training with his swedish team for the america's cup, the most prestigious race in the sport of sailing. this year, it will take place in san francisco bay between july and september. winds were strong but not stormy when the teams catamaran flipped over. simpson was trapped under water for about 10 minutes. >> he was brought here to st. francis yacht club where he was met by members of the san francisco fire department. resuscitated efforts continue for approximately 21 minutes. >> one other crew member suffered minor injuries. since it is t
and now after years behind bars o.j. simpson is in court asking for his freedom. i'm brook baldwin, the news is now. >> monster, hateful, i hope he rots in that jail. >> a cnn exclusive, the brothers of an alleged kidnapper and rainest get candid. >>> a teen athlete found dead inside a gym mat. his parents are demanding answers. >> kid you believe that? >> no. >> and you still don't believe it? >> no, i don't. >> plus legend saying good buy. what happens now to the view. >> and live during the show, an astronaut bids well to space. ♪ >> here we go, good to see you on this monday. i'm brook baldwin. we begin with breaking news an sur veal video. police say, this car right here upside down, that's the get away car. obviously it is now completely flipped over after this high speed chase in atlanta. this in the middle of a major interstate in the city. look at the traffic. for hours they've been sitting there. we're told a woman walked into a bank, said she had explosives, handed a letter to the teller and then jumps into her car, drives away. we have no clue whether or not she made
members, andrew simpson was trapped under the boat and died. >> artemis had a lot of sensors, the tracking data all the time that it was sailing. so they, inside the camp, are learning a lot of what went on to the boat as it was sailing last thursday. >> a lot of questions surrounding the america's cup will be answered tomorrow. a news kmps is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. >> cheryl thank you. we should add late today a german team that qualified for the youth america's cup race officially withdrew. >>> investigators are frantically trying to unravel a history 100 miles north of san francisco. what is sinking a subdivision in lakeport. an emergency meeting will be held tomorrow to address what some are calling a slow motion disaster. houses are being swallowed up, seven have been red tagged, another six have been issued voluntary evacuation. >> the garage door opener stopped working because it was jamming up on everything because everything started getting out of sink, you know, and the house just started moving. it was like a tornado that swept through here. it was crazy. >> reporter: county of
and windy weather. we are learning more about the victim, 36-year-old andrew simpson. he was an olympic medalist, a husband, and a father. >> reporter: i'm told simpson's team members are still in shock here. trying to understand why something so tragic would happen to their team member and friend. this is simpson's twitter page. he said in a tweet last month, moving the family to san francisco next month is pretty hectic, the cup should be fun. he won the silver medal in 2012. he was a swedish team strategist here. people came out to leave flowers for him. >> how can you not express your sympathies somehow? they are sum magnificent athletes doing amazing st. any time you push the envelope the edge, it's risky. >> reporter: everyone tells me how well liked simpson was. tomorrow, they are holding a press conference rt reporting in alley ma, scott prince, kron 4 news. >>> the fire season started a month-and-a-half early this year and the fire district says they have a dangerously low number of firefighters. take a look at the numbers. back in january of 2011. fire protection district had
olympic gold medalist andrew bart simpson. the british sailor was trapped under water when the cat flipped near treasure island. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec is on treasure island this morning where the catamaran was towed for the investigation. anne. >> reporter: that's right. now investigators are trying to figure out if there was something wrong with the boat or if this was operator error. you can see the bottom of the boat off treasure island. this is where the investigation is going to commence. the 72-foot catamaran capsized yesterday afternoon throwing all 12 people on board into the cold water. they were all members of team artemis out of sweden. rescuers pulled everyone out but british sailor andrew simpson tramped under the boat. by the time they got to him, it was too late. simpson is a decorated olympian winning gold and silver over the past five years. he was the strategist on the america's cup team. he was 36 and has a wife and children. >> we obviously had a tragic day today on the bay. and our thoughts and prayers are with bart simpson's -- andrew simpson's family, his wife
not work. ktvu claudine wong is on treasure island to tell us how the death of mr. simpson will effect the upcoming america's cup. claudine. >> it is still unclear but we expect to hear more about how this will impact the rays. in the meantime we are here on -- as you can see just past over the rocks you can see the -- here's what we know about what happened yesterday. it was yesterday afternoon the artemis team had taken that 72- foot catamaran out. it was a training run. when it flipped andrew simpson and the rest of the crew went into the water. authorities believe he may have been trapped but he was an experienced sailor who won olympic gold and silver from britain. >> we haven't been in the top three in event this year. >> reporter: simpson had moved his wife and infant son to the bay area for this race. he was serving as a strategist for the swedish team. what happens now to this event and his team that is still unclear. >> too early to say. the artemis team had two boats. this is the first boat. it wasn't the race boat. so we need to review. >> reporter: so again there is is a p
. 10 crew members pulled to safety but simpson remained under water. >> person apparently submerged for approximately ten minutes. eventually rescued by crew members. >>reporter: fire chief's wife says san francisco police department boat responded fears and spent 20 minutes performing cpr on simpson before pronounc pronounces him dead on shore at saint franchise yacht club. comes less than two months before the start of the america cup. event many lacking forward to. >> we watched the boats come by and practice all the tile. we always comment we watch the boats and it was just surprised commenting on it and watching them practice for the race. sad to hear that somebody died. >> in the days to come we will learn more about exactly what went wrong. publisher of sailing magazine latitude 38 said several things could have happened. >> possible mechanical failure. there could be some kinds of crew just mishap in the about usage of the boat and also of course wind wave conditions. >>reporter: he says sailor can easily get tangled in rigging become trapped in a hole or be knocked unc
in the bay. officials say it nose dived before breaking into piece autos andrew simpson died in that training accident. he served as a strategist. abc 7 news joins us live now in san francisco with more. mark? >> tonight we know, yesterday, at 1:00 the artemis, 72-foot race boat came apart doing a maneuver going down wind. we know andrew bart simpson was trapped underwater as much as 10 minutes before being pulled from the wreckage. the yacht known as big red was turning down wind in what is termed a fair away maneuver. the boat suffered a catastrophic failure. what happened, we don't know. >> andrew was a very good friend. >> today the race chairman struggled to get the words out as he described simpson, who just joined the team in february. >> he was doing what he loved. it was his passion. and andrew was used to having done at the highest level that we could. >> the chairman could not say what happened to the hull yesterday afternoon. >> it nosedived and the point is that the boat ended up upside down, cap sized, broken in to many piece autos simpson was trapped under some of the solid sec
the internal review. 36-year-old crew member andrew simpson died thur when the artemis team's catamaran capsized and simpson was trapped under the vessel engineers are looking at possible structural damage on the boat. >>> this weekend a fatal accident is on the minds of people who enjoy watersports on bay. ktvu's jade hernandez is live with that part of the story. >> ken, this week's tragedy was till still on the minds of whose to braved foggy bay conditions this afternoon. this is usually what san francisco beach weather looks like, recent news of art vermis' capsized catamaran continued to surface. >> those are pretty amazing sailors and we were certainly sad, it's a loss to sailing community. >> reporter: gusty conditions attracted white a few wind surfers, but winds are a constant force to reckon with? >> it's just really windy on the bay and as a windsurfer, my sail is pretty small and it's a little crazy out there on a tiny sail and i can only imagine what a 70', you know, america's cup boat feels like. >> reporter: this windsurf's goal is to put ads on. >> the u.s. coast gua
and it flipped during a training run. 36-year-old andrew simpson and 11 others were thrown into the water. simpson may have been trapped up to ten minutes. oracle saw the crash and called for help but they were not able to save simpson. these boats are designed to push limits and their two hole design can cause these boats to flip. >> when you do that on a boat of this power and size, the result can be a lot more difficult or catastrophic. >> simpson was regarded as an expert sailor. he moved his wife and infant son to the bay area just for this race. in terms of the race we mentioned the press conference later this morning. race organizers will be there as well. certainly a lot to talk about. what happens next as the america's cup race set for the summer moves ever closer. live here on treasure island claudine wong. >> our coverage continues well on our website at ktvu.com. we posted more information about the racing career of andrew simpson. you can also see unedited video of the boat recovery operation. you can look for the bay area news tab right on our front page. >>> new information
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. the catamaran that belonged to andrew simpson flipped. simpson was tramped for eight minutes or so. he had won two olympic medals gold and a silver. the team was in the bay when the boat capsized. jana katsuyama tells us how this might impact the races now just two months away. but we begin with deborah villalon on treasure island. deborah. >> reporter: julie, we're looking at it right now. the red flat form upside down on a dry dock out there. the sad right lane in -- the sad remnant of a sad day. flowers only hinting at the deep loss they suffered at the white caps today. >> what were the conditions out there? >> normal san francisco condition. always tough here. >> reporter: conditions familiar to 36-year-old andrew simpson. >> we haven't been at the top three of any event this year. >> reporter: simpson sailings had won olympic gold for england. he moved his family to the bay area moving the strategist to the contender. the others surfaced, simple simpsons was submerged between eight to 10 minutes. >> the rest were trapped. possibly not able to get out from underneath the vessel. >> it's
for your company today. let's begin with the return of o.j. simpson to court. of course he captured the world's attention during his ex-wife's murder trial 20 years ago now. >> so at this hour one day of a five-day hearing on the 2008 conviction. this is for robbery, assault, kidnapping as well. at the time he was sentenced to 33 years in prison. well, he has since served five years. now he's appealing on grounds that his attorney might have given him bad advice during the original trial. >> yeah. we're live in las vegas right now. paul, first of all, i think a lot of people watching are going to say what'd he look like? >> well, michael and suzanne, o.j. simpson is noticeably older. he's 65 years old now. he will turn 66 in july. he's also according to his attorneys very arthritic. he was somewhat bent over. his hair very closely cropped. and it is certainly turned grey in those four years he spent at the love lock prison in northern nevada. he had a long drive down here to las vegas we understand in a bus and came here on friday night. but according to his new defense team, he is
less than an hour ago. >>> o.j. simpson is going to try to get out of jail. what he claims was wrong with his defense when he was convicted of armed robbery in las vegas. >>> and they want to keep serving beer. hot dogs and garlic fries, but there's a problem. what has concession workers at at&t park threatening to go on strike. >>> and good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. the accident thursday left a catamaran in pieces and killed a sailor during a training run for the america's cup race. it has led to speculation that the race could be canceled. less than an hour ago, kpix 5 reporter don knapp talked with the head of the race planning effort in san francisco about that possibility. don? >> reporter: ann, often in any sport when there's a tragic accident, and in? case someone being killed, the organizers and others involved in the sport are forced to sit down and consider the future of the sport. well, that's what's happened here. thursday's crash with the racing boat resulted in the death of olympic gold medal sailor andrew bart simpson. yesterday the america's cup ceo steven bar cla
on that coming up in about 10 minutes. >>> 526 am it testimony still ahead, the new request by o.j. simpson, plus the critical situation is getting worse but what they have not received. >>> and a break in the leila fowler case, the girl's 12-year- old brother is arrested over the weekend and we will tell you about the mixed emotions in this tight knit community. . >>> good morning, it is may 15th, i am torii campbell in for pam cook. steve, do you want to check on the weather? >> yes, it is cool, sunny and warm and it depends on what you like but if you want a cool pattern this could be the week for you and temperatures are on their way down, 60s to near 90, here is sal. >>> we have a crowd you had bay bridge toll plaza and here is the crash reported in the east bay on westbound 580 and we will have more coming up in just a few, let's go back to the desk. >>> leila fowler, her 12-year- old brother is charged in the stabbing death of his 8-year- old sister and grieve counselors will be at schools after this stunning arrest, alex? >> another blow in this community and you can imagine the news of
more were injured. >> o.j. simpson returns to court today in lost vegas while simpson's attorneys tried to convince a judge that his trial lawyer, del the latter, should not have been handling simpson's case at all. they say that he was a witness before crime and could have testified in simpson's defense. simpson is expected to testify later this week. he is currently serving a nine to p yr presenc9 10 to 33 year prison sentence. >> police in trenton, new jersey stormed into a home over the weekend ended a tense, three day standoff. officials say that this man, identified as 38 years road officials say that this man, identified as 38 years road gerals i gotta go deposit a check, transfer some money. so it's your uncle's turn. what? wait, wait, wait... no, no, no, wait, wait. (baby crying) so you can deposit a check... with the touch of a finger. so you can arrange a transfer in the blink of an eye. so you can help make a bond... i got it. that lasts a lifetime. the chase mobile app. so you can. real big deals of the week. or how to keep from driving all over for the best deals. you don'
at about 1:15 this afternoon. the team says 36-year-old andrew simpson was trapped for about ten minutes. he died despite desperate efforts to revive him. he was married and a two time olympic medallist. the team was training just northwest of treasure island when they boat capsized. they called rescuers nearby. >> i wouldn't consider these extreme conditions. >> it's fairly windy out here today. >> any time there's a sport of any kind, there's risks involved. >> officials say that winds were blowing about 20 miles an hour on the bay at the time which is considered typical for this time of year. >> our coverage continues live from alameda. >> he has new details from the team leader. >> we've seen members from the team returning to the dock this afternoon. can you see a couple of speedboats. >> these just pulled in, in the last 20 minutes ago. >> the team confirmed this afternoon that the 36-year-old olympian was the man trapped under the boat when it capsized. >> the ceo spoke briefly saying today was a tragic day for the team. >> our thoughts and prayers are with bart simpson's -- andre
accident is 36 your old andrew simpson. here is a british olympic gold medalist, as well as a husband and a father. he is on a heartemis and has been living in san francisco with his family while training for the big america's cup race this summer. it was only recently that simpson was tweet thing about the dangers of selailing. >> a press conference will be held today at 11:00 a.m. with the america's cup events ceo. we are expected to get an update on what exactly caused the boat accident. this is not the first time that a bowl connected with the america's cup has capsized in the bay. last year team oracle had is 72 ft catamaran capsize door and a practice run near the golden gate bridge. the $8 million boat capsized as 4 mi. from shore. there were no injuries but the $2 million wing of the vessel was damaged beyond recognition. >> an earthquake rattled the bay area last night. a magnitude 3.4 earthquake hit just before 10:00 p.m.. the usgs says that the epicenter is located near the east foothills area. that is about 9 mi. from san jose along the calaveras fault. it was about 4 mi.
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